Monday, September 27, 2010

Brown Bag Lunch with Author Lynn Coady

You are cordially invited to attend a Brown Bag Lunch Reading by critically acclaimed and award-winning author, Lynn Coady.

Cookies, coffee and tea will be served. A door prize will follow. All are welcome!

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Time: 12 noon

Place: Student Lounge, Arts (& Convocation Hall) Building, University of Alberta

For more information, please contact the Canadian Literature Centre: 780.492.9505 (

This literary event is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Lynn Coady is a novelist, playwright, short-story writer, editor and journalist, originally from Cape Breton Island, now living in Edmonton. She is the author of the novels Strange Heaven (1998, Goose Lane Editions), Saints of Big Harbour (2003, Doubleday Canada), and, most recently, Mean Boy (2006, Doubleday Canada). She has also published a short story collection, Play the Monster Blind (2000, Doubleday Canada). Coady's journalism nonfiction has appeared in magazines and newspapers across Canada. She has been nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction, as well as the Rogers Writers' Trust Award, and is a recipient of the Dartmouth Book Award, The Canadian Authors Association Jubilee Award and the CAA Award for Authors under Thirty. In 2005, she received the Canada Council's Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award for an artist in mid-career, and in 2007 she received the Writers Guild of Alberta George Bugnet fiction prize for Mean Boy._